Chocolate cookies loaded wtih peppermint. Delicious.

Peppermint Mocha Cake Mix Cookies

Everyone loves Peppermint Mocha Lattes, right?  Why not make a peppermint mocha cookie?  The best part is that these cookies start with a devil’s food cake mix and are ready for the oven in record time.  The end result is a dark chocolate cookie with crushed peppermint embedded in the top.  It’s festive looking and delicious.  

Cake Mix Cookies made with m&m candies

M & M Cake Mix Cookies

Here’s another variation on cake mix cookies.  This time, we are making m&m cake mix cookies.  We start with a yellow cake mix amd add a cup full of m&m’s.    These cookies can be made with whatever color m&m’s that you need to make them appropriate for whichever holiday or occasion is next up on your calendar.   They are the perfect addition to a cookie tray, too.

Spice cake mix is the base for these oatmeal raisin cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cake Mix Cookies

These simple oatmeal raisin spice cake mix cookies are easy to make and loaded with flavor.  The recipe begins with a boxy of spice cake mix, and I’m sure that these will become one of your regular cookie choices when it’s time to bake.  They are fast becoming a favorite around our house. The cookie dough for this recipe is thicker than the usual cake mix cookie dough because of the addition of the oats to the mixture.  As a result, they tend to stay fuller which gives you a finished cookie that is smaller in circumference and thicker.  If […]

Beautiful and delicious, red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips that begin with a cake mix.

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks

What is more festive than red velvet? These beautiful red toned cookies loaded with the flavor of chocolate, are loaded with white chocolate. These Red Velvet Cake Mix cookies with white chocolate chunks are the real deal. Beauty and flavor all in one compact cookie package. You have to try these cookies. They will become a favorite. The color will definitely impress your friends.  They may even think that you’re a cookie baking genius.

Delicious Lemon Cookies with dried blueberries. This recip starts with a lemon cake mix.

Lemon Blueberry Cake Mix Cookies

These Lemon Blueberry Cake Mix cookies are a departure from traditional cookies.  The tangy citrus flavor is a delicious counterpoint to the sweetness of the dried blueberries.  These cookies are light, and refreshingly delicious.  

This delicious combination of bacon, eggs, cheese, and a biscuit is baked in a miffin tin.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Bake

This is a simple and delicious way to start your morning with a quick and easy breakfast of bacon, eggs, and a biscuit that’s cooked entirely in a muffin tin.  The result is delicious, and it’s a unique way to present breakfast to your family.  It’s practically a one dish meal, too. That makes breakfast clean up very simple.  Who doesn’t love a quick and easy grab and go breakfast?

pie made from irish potatoes

Ice Potato Pie

What can you do when you need to make a holiday pie, but don’t have any sweet potatoes, pecans, or pumpkin in the house?  The answer is simple.  Take some of those russet potatoes that are almost always hanging around the house, cook them, mash them, and turn them into a delicious Ice Potato Pie.  This pie is every bit as delicious as a sweet potato pie.  The only difference is that it’s a little lighter in color. 

Mummy Meatloaf--The perfect Halloween Dinner

Mummy Meatloaf Dinner

There’s nothing better than a mummy meatloaf to encourage your kids to eat something before heading out for their Halloween activities.  This recipe is simple and delicious.  It’s easy to assemble, bakes without any additional hands on time,  and it makes a frightfully delicious dinner entrée.  

cheeseburger pie--a one dish entree

Cheeseburger Pie

Since making a Southwestern Cheeseburger Pie during my 30 days of beans, I have been thinking about making another plain cheeseburger pie, and I finally  had the chance today. The best thing about this pie is that if you use an oven safe skillet (like a cast iron one), the whole thing can be cooked in one pan.  Of course, I did need a bowl to mix up the batter and a knife and cutting board to cut op the onions.  There was the grater, too.  But the point is that all of the dirty utensils can be washed while […]

Easy Nectarine Cobbler-a warm slice, fresh from the oven

Easy Nectarine Cobbler

Dessert is always a good thing.  This dessert is make from a simple combination of ingredients that go together quickly to create a sweet and delicious cobbler with minimum stress for the cook.  I used fresh fruit, but this recipe works just as well with either frozen or canned fruit.   It’s our go to cobbler recipe when we want something sweet.